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Mace & Crown | March 25, 2017

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Opinion Archives * Page 3 of 9 * Mace & Crown

What You’re Reading Most on maceandcrown.com

March 21, 2016 |

These are the top stories by total page views on our website, from March 14th to March 20th

1. Bacon Startup ‘B-Class Strippers’ Sizzles Into Business

Old Dominion University business management student Janay Brown has always had a passion for two things in life– cooking … Read More

Op-Ed: Eye for an Eye, Life for a Life

March 8, 2016 |

Ziad Haboush Contributing Writer

Why is the death penalty one of the world’s most convoluted problems? I have written multiple papers on the death penalty and because of the research I have done on capital punishment, I feel very knowledgeable on … Read More

Army ROTC: The Hidden Gem at Old Dominion

March 5, 2016 |

Dylan MacDonald Contributing Writer

It’s 5 a.m. and we’re rolling out of bed. At a school where it isn’t uncommon to find students going out on weekdays and sleeping in late, we’re getting the short end of the stick. After a … Read More

OPINION: To the Sheriff, Peyton Manning

February 24, 2016 |

Conner Peloquin Contributing Writer

On Sunday, Feb. 7, the entire sporting world was witness to what is likely the final game in the career of Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning. If this is, in fact, the end for Manning, what we … Read More

Presidential Hopeful Donald Trump Gets High Score at Local Arcade

February 24, 2016 |

George Plank Staff Writer

After his visit to Regent University, presidential candidate Donald Trump decided to take in some of the local attractions and connect with Virginia Beach citizens on a more personal level. While at the oceanfront boardwalk, Trump decided to take a break … Read More

Faux News: Donald Trump Edited Out of ‘Home Alone 2’

February 21, 2016 |

George Plank Staff Writer

It seems that not everyone is riding the Donald Trump bandwagon all the way to the White House. Film writer, John Hughes, has elected to leave the public figure out of the remastering of his … Read More

OPINION: What Free College Means For You

February 20, 2016 |

Addison Parker Contributing Writer

Tired of paying an arm and leg for your college education? Want to afford that house mortgage after graduation? Want to land a well paying job with benefits and not have a chunk taken out out of … Read More

How to Get Educational Accommodations to Help You Through College

February 16, 2016 |

Star LaBranche Contributing Writer

Educational accommodations are given to students who have a documented disability, which can impact their education. Although the process of obtaining accommodations is quite simple, many students don’t realize they are available or how they can help … Read More

Opinion: Anti-Beyonce Protest Planned after Formation Performance at Super Bowl 50

February 14, 2016 |

Destiny Webb Contributing Writer

Millions gathered on Sunday, Feb. 7 to watch the two best teams of the year face off at Super Bowl 50. Watching the war-like game is great, but the halftime show is where the real excitement takes … Read More

OPINION: College Self-Care Not Just Luxury

February 11, 2016 |

Star LaBranche Contributing Writer

According to studies done by the National College Health Assessment, mental health issues among students are growing. It’s a common joke that college students are overworked, exhausted and living off of caffeine and fear. The reality is … Read More

Trends on Social Media That Are Way Out of Line

February 8, 2016 | 1

Destiny Webb Contributing Writer

Technological innovations have tremendously helped communication in today’s society, making it easy to share your everyday life with the entire world with just the click of a button. Massive use of social media gave way to many … Read More

Macklemore and White Privilege

February 6, 2016 |

Shannon Jay Staff Writer

It could’ve gone wrong, but was done well. If not well, then at least carefully.

At the end of the day, however, activists facing daily struggles Macklemore benefits from are forced into the backdrop in the rapper’s new … Read More

Faux News is Good News: Fort Knox Houses New Backing of US Dollar

January 31, 2016 |

George Plank Staff Writer

Over the past decade, many Americans have grown wary of the stability of the U.S. economy. After the depression caused by 2007’s housing crisis, many Americans have had to live in the aftermath of the recession and … Read More

Letter from the Editor: Dear Monarchs

January 17, 2016 |

Dear Monarchs,

From the staff at Mace and Crown, we’d like to welcome you to our ever-growing campus. Whether you just experienced your first week of college classes or began your last semester here at Old Dominion, we hope that you … Read More

Op-Ed: Letter from an Adjunct Faculty Member

December 28, 2015 | 1

Old Dominion students are preparing for a new semester, and with them, their instructors. Unfortunately, not all instructors will be allowed to return to work. I am one of those.

Presently, I work for both ODU and a community college, which … Read More

The Final Words from the Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2015 |

Sean C. Davis Editor-in-Chief

Dear Reader,

Thank you for picking up the last issue of the Fall 2015 semester – or, more likely, for visiting our website. On behalf of the Mace & Crown, I’d like to offer congratulations to all those … Read More